September 17, 2021

Waterford FC suspends all activities as second player undergoes Covid tests

A second Waterford FC player has undergone Covid-19 testing after reporting symptoms.

Waterford FC has suspended training and all activities at the club as it awaits the results of two sets of tests.

The Blues’ scheduled Premier Divison game against Sligo Rovers yesterday evening was postponed after it emerged a player at the club had reported coronavirus symptoms.

A second player has now also reported symptoms as the club awaits the result of both tests.

In a statement, the FAI said the second player reported suspected Covid-19 symptoms to the club yesterday morning.

It said the player was not involved with the first team during their league win at Shelbourne last Saturday.

Shane Doran

Shane Doran is founder and Co-Managing Editor of News Now Media, incorporating, and He is a former newspaper editor who has held senior executive roles across five national newspaper titles, both broadsheet and tabloid. He was News Editor and Executive Editor of the Irish Independent for more than seven years and spent a number of years in South Africa where he worked as editor of The Daily Voice newspaper. Shane has held senior editorial position with The Sunday Independent, The Herald and The Irish Daily Star and has served as Executive Editor (Group) of Independent News & Media (INM), Ireland’s largest newspaper group.

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